Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Copland: Clarinet Concerto, Schubert: Symphony No. 9

CUCO prove they can still do the canon, but HARRY DADSWELL wants a programme with a bit more of a bang.

Britten Sinfonia

JOE BATES is puzzled by the obscurity of Simon Holt and delighted by the brilliance of the Britten Sinfonia in his first 5-star review of the term

Review: Finzi Quartet

JOE CONWAY: ‘As soon as they began their performance of Haydn’s Quartet in D Opus 20 No 4, it was clear that the four players’ had ‘notched up hundreds of hours of hard practice together’.